When a woman turns 50-years-old, she has experienced a half-century of life. Don’t tell her this, though. Instead, simply celebrate her five decades by making her golden birthday event as special as possible. You may not feel you know what kind of birthday gifts she wants at this stage in her life.
We’ve got all the help you need to find the perfect gift for your favorite 50-year-old lady. Check out the best 50th birthday gift ideas for women ahead and give her 50 years worth of happiness.
60 Unique 50th Birthday Gift Ideas For Women
Make her big 5-0 shine like gold with these 50th birthday gifts for women.
50th Birthday Gift Box
Make sure the 50-year-old woman in your life has everything she needs to have a terrific 50th birthday with this festive birthday gift box. The box is loaded with fun accessories for her birthday, like a “50 And Fabulous” wine tumbler, matching makeup mirror and makeup bag, a keychain, a pair of funny wine socks, and a pretty circle necklace that she can enjoy long after the big day has come and gone.
50th Birthday Keepsake Pots
This set of adorable ceramic plant pots will guarantee a Happy Birthday to a good friend or loved one turning 50. These mini pots are the ideal place for her to add whatever small plant she loves best. She’ll never forget the planters’ origin since the three of them form a “Happy 50th Birthday” message to give her plenty of a reminder.
50th Birthday Circle Necklace
This attractive circle necklace takes five delicate silver circles of varying sizes and links them together in an unforgettable pendant design. This necklace easily represents the kinds of gifts for a woman’s 50th birthday which become keepsakes that she keeps close to her. The poetic feel of this classic piece of jewelry will become a special addition to her jewelry collection.
Fabulous At 50 Wine Glass
This birthday-themed wine glass knows how to party. The 16-ounce glass will not only get the party going for your favorite 50-year-old woman——it will keep it going as long as she wants. The glass is all dressed up with raised glitter accents, a tulle bow, and a “Fabulous At 50” birthday wish. All she will need to do is fill the glass with whatever birthday drink she loves and let the party begin.
Lavender Spa Gift Set
This beautifully packaged spa gift set has the makings of the most relaxing birthday weekend for a mom turning 50 or any special lady you know. The nine-piece set includes all the lavender she needs to ease into her 50s the right way, from a face mask and body oil to lip balm and a scented candle that will keep the good vibes flowing beyond her birthday weekend.
50th Birthday Makeup Mirror
This sweet birthday keepsake makeup mirror will serve as a practical accessory in any 50-year-old woman’s bag while also acting as the perfect symbol of her golden birthday event. The mirror has both a regular and magnifying side, as well as a heartfelt birthday wish on the front. Don’t worry—she’ll never lose this beauty in her bag.
50th Birthday Wine Glass
This novelty wine glass will find a wonderful home with any 50-year-old woman’s barware. By the time she celebrates her 50th birthday, she’ll have learned to enjoy a great sense of humor, which this stemless wine glass has. It proudly declares the design of a birthday cake in silhouette “I Make 50 Look Good.” She’ll have her wine with a side of truth.
50th Birthday Personalized Candle
This personalized jar-style birthday candle will ensure the best 50th birthday for the woman you care about. The soy candle features a “Let’s Celebrate 50” label, along with the jar top that is customized to read the birthday girl’s name. She can relax again and again, each time being able to see her name while setting the mood to calm mode.
Personalized Turquoise Necklace
This stunning turquoise necklace will make the perfect birthday keepsake for a 50-year-old woman to remember you by. The handmade necklace centers upon a unique piece of turquoise set on a 14 karat gold necklace. The jewelry includes a meaningful birthday poem with the birthday girl’s name added at your request. She will love wearing this piece anywhere she goes at 50 or beyond.
Tea Set For One
The 50-year-old woman you know will love making tea for one with this beautifully crafted tea set. The stackable mini teapot sits on a matching teacup and makes an attractive addition to anyone’s kitchen. She’ll appreciate the quiet moments created by this elegant set that is its own special keepsake for her.
Birthday Gift Box
This jovial birthday gift box opens to reveal a ton of fun accessories that will make her 50th birthday grand. The pair of socks folded into a cupcake shape will make her smile, as well as a candle, bracelet, jewelry tray, compact mirror, and birthday candle. The fun will never stop with this package full of good times.
Bring some good vibes to the life of your favorite 50-year-old woman with this cool Thai-style aromatherapy inhaler. The inhaler uses a tiny jar to keep their scents safe until she needs its assistance for the ultimate calm. Each inhaler includes a theme like “At The Office” or “Inspire And Create” with gorgeous scent blends that include oils like lime, coriander, eucalyptus, rosemary, and more. One breath and she’ll be ready to take on her 50s!
Matisse Wine Chiller
This artful wine chiller is perfect for a sophisticated woman’s home. The chiller boasts a beautiful Matisse design that will fit into any wine set, while the chiller itself will keep her birthday wine or champagne cold for hours or until she and her best friends finish it and fill it up with another bottle “to grow on!”
Funny Wine Sign
This hilarious wine sign will bring some cheer and laughter into a 50-year-old woman’s home with its rustic design and sharp wit. The wooden sign has a rack for coffee mugs and wine glasses, along with the message “How Women Tell TIme” . . . coffee for AM, wine for PM. Sometimes, logic is the best birthday wish of all!
Birthday Cake Candle
Why get your favorite 50-year-old woman a birthday cake when you can give her a birthday cake candle that burns for up to 70 or 80 hours? This handcrafted soy wax candle looks like a confetti birthday cake in a jar. The high-quality candle has special scented oils that will lift her mood and keep her in the birthday spirit for a long time.
Shower Drink Caddy
The 50-year-old woman you know has the best birthday bath ahead of her with this novelty shower/tub drink caddy. The stainless steel cup holder is the ideal case for awesome 50th birthday gift ideas for her. The two holders use suction to stick to the tub and can both be used at once. She’ll have wine for fun and water for hydration because she’s learned a lot about balance in 50 years.
Heirloom Custom Video Book
This extra-special custom video book is the ideal way to touch the heart of a woman in your life turning 50. Once she opens the birthday-themed video book, a 20-minute video that you’ve customized of her favorite memories will start playing. She’ll be amazed at the ease with which she can play and recharge the video book any time she wants to relive her best memories until now.
50th Birthday Candy Box
50-year-old women will love taking a trip back to childhood with this fun retro candy gift box in honor of their 50th birthday. All the most famous candies from the era in which they were born. They will have 40 different kinds of candies at the ready and can enjoy them as they did when they were little or spread the love with good friends in honor of their birthday.
Wow your favorite 50-year-old woman with her own electric bike for her golden birthday event. 50 years old is the best time to enjoy bike riding with a little extra help from this cool electric bike. The bike runs on a dependable lithium battery and is built to last while boasting a stylish look that she will love riding anywhere her heart desires.
Hydroponics Growing System
A 50-year-old woman comes to appreciate anything that makes her life easier while helping her indulge in her favorite hobbies. She can grow the best garden indoors with the help of this hydroponics growing system. The set works with a water-pump circulation system and comes with pods for fruits and vegetables. The lights will make sure her harvest comes in plentifully, no matter the season.
Flavored Water Gift Set
This exciting infusion gift set brings a new way to enjoy water with bursts of different unique flavors. The set of six infusions have bountiful blends of dried fruit, herbs, and spices expertly crafted to create a distinctive flavor each time she infuses her water with these treats. Health is wealth and hers is important to her, as well as deliciousness.
Knitting & Crochet Kit
Get your favorite 50-year-old woman into knitting without making her feel like an old lady. The traditional knitting community has come a long way, and this expertly curated beginners knitting and crocheting set has everything she needs to explore the world of knitting. The array of tools and accessories are kept into a beautiful carrying case that she can take with her for crafting on the go.
Smart Coffee Mug
This high-tech coffee mug will become your much loved 50-year-old woman’s mainstay in the kitchen, the office, or anywhere she is spending an extended amount of time. The sleek gold design best reflects her golden 50th birthday, while the helpful warming feature of the matching gold coaster will get her cup of coffee to the perfect temperature and keep it there as long as she needs.
Personalized Crystal Keepsake
This touching birthday keepsake is made of sparkling crystal and is engraved with a 50th birthday message for the woman in your life who deserves such a marvelous way to celebrate her big day. The display piece includes a thoughtful inscription and will look great when she keeps it on display to cherish all it represents.
50th Birthday Gift Set
Send some 50th birthday love to the woman who means the most to you with this thoughtful gift set. The set has the makings of a comfort-ready weekend, with its “Not A Day Over Fabulous” wine tumbler and warm, fuzzy socks to make sure she is not disturbed on or after her 50th birthday.
Turning 50 Book
This magical book is the ultimate archetype for 50th birthday gifts for women because it will honor her years of life and help her see into what’s to come. The book deals with the symbols of womanhood and how they change with age only to grow stronger. There are workbook exercises to usher her safely into this amazing time of life. The book will become her favorite birthday keepsake of all.
Minute Mimosa Trio
Bring your favorite 50-year-old woman to brunch without even leaving the house with this amazing mimosa trio in sugar cube form. The set of six cubes each hold within them a particularly delicious flavor of mimosa for her to enjoy. There are flavors like citrus, berries, and peach for a Bellini. Just add champagne to enjoy!
Sunrise Alarm Clock
Any 50-year-old woman is likely to need a little sunshine when easing into her 50’s, so you can be the one that provides all the sun she needs with a sunrise alarm clock. This practical, cool bedroom accessory has all the bells and whistles of a typical alarm clock, plus a sunrise light simulation using customizable brightness and sounds to ease her out of sleep in the best way possible.
50th Birthday Tumbler
This jovial pink birthday tumbler is a wonderful way for any 50-year-old woman to keep her beverages hot or cold while letting the world know that she is “50 And Fabulous.” The tumbler is an ideal gift for a co-worker or friend that will put an instant smile on her face. You can bet you’ll see this tumbler by her side for a long time to come.
Royal Gift Basket
This royal-ready gift basket will make your favorite 50-year-old woman feel super special on her golden jubilee birthday. The stylish set includes beautifully crafted items with a “Queen” theme, such as a coffee mug, notebook, lavender candle, makeup bag, and bath items. She’ll feel like a queen indeed after putting this gift basket to good use.
Sherpa Wearable Blanket
There’s no denying that this wonderfully toasty wearable blanket will land successfully with the 50-year-old woman in your life. She will love the soft feel of this sherpa blanket that comes equipped with sleeves and pockets. She can work in comfort, lounge in more comfort, or just plain be ready to take an awesome power nap.
Skinny Margarita Set
When you can’t take your favorite woman turning 50 on a Mexican holiday, you can bring all the Margaritas she can handle to her doorstep. This set of Skinny Margaritas has all she needs to celebrate Margarita style. The set includes a cocktail shaker and two cocktail shot glasses, both shaped like a cactus as well as Skinny Margarita mix and Margarita salt. She may only drink Margaritas at home from now on.
50th Birthday Party Signature Board
This cool 50th birthday poster is a creative way to wish your favorite 50-year-old woman the happiest of birthdays on a very personal level. Ideal as a communal gift or for a party, you and others can write your personal messages to her on the “Cheers To 50 Years’ ‘ poster, which she can frame and hang up at home to remember how special everyone in her life made her feel.
Good Vibes Birthday Gift Box
Give good vibes with this birthday gift box full of wellness treats. 50-year-old women will get their hands into this gift box to find organic items like sage room spray to clear spaces, dead sea salts to exfoliate and refresh skin and a stone bracelet that will bring great energy to its wearer. There is also a good vibes gratitude notepad so she can focus on making every day of her 50th year positive.
50th Birthday Makeup Bag
Give a classy 50-year-old woman a cool makeup bag for her purse so she can enjoy some birthday fun every time she goes looking for some lipstick or eyeliner. She can keep her personal items in this canvas bag and look upon the “Fifty And Fabulous” message with pride and a grin that comes with age, experience, and a great sense of humor.
Get your favorite 50-year-old woman set up for longevity and lifelong health with a Breville juicer/blender combination. This powerful machine is easy-to-use and can quickly create smoothies, juices, health bowls, and more. She can even prepare fresh versions of her top cocktails to share with good friends and loved ones to celebrate her 50th birthday.
Godiva Chocolate Gift Set
Chocolate paired with hot chocolate can’t be beat when a 50-year-old woman wants to treat herself for reaching 50 with class and style. Give her this Godiva chocolate lovers gift set to bring her the sweetest comforts for this special birthday. The set contains three Godiva truffles, along with dark chocolate cocoa that can be made into a hot chocolate and served in the Godiva mug. Her life just got even better.
Funny Birthday Mug
Stand back when you give the 50-year-old woman you know this hilarious novelty birthday mug because she could react quite strongly…she may start laughing and not be able to stop! The mug is a wonderful chuckle between loved ones that reads, “Age Is Nothing But A Number / But In Your Case It’s A BIG One!” Gifts like these stay with their owners for a long time.
Travel Toiletry Bag
When your best 50-year-old friend wants to travel more for her 50th birthday and beyond, you can help her prepare for her next adventure with this cool travel toiletry bag. The luxurious bag can carry all she needs to go on a journey, safe in the knowledge that her personal care products will be upright, organized, and protected. The TSA-approved bag has a detachable makeup compartment so she can travel light or lighter when needed.
Wine Pairing Cheese Board Set
This attractive cheese board set is built to last and designed with wine and cheese pairings in mind. When the 50-year-old woman in your life sets up this board, she’ll see multiple options for pairings displayed right on the board itself, like cheddar cheese with Chardonnay or Malbec. The bamboo board swivels like a lazy susan and comes with a set of cheese tools that will make the party even smoother.
Picture Frame Hanging Tree
What better way to celebrate the 50 years of life that your favorite lady has lived than by providing her with this meaningful bronze tabletop family tree keepsake of photos? The artful design will look great anywhere she keeps the family tree. The six framed photos that hang from this tree will be filled with personal photos of her family that honor her life and her milestone birthday.
Birthday Wishes Flower Cake
When you can’t decide whether to get your favorite 50-year-old woman flowers or a birthday cake for her 50th, combine the two with this awesome birthday wishes cake made entirely of flowers. The unique bouquet in the 3D shape of a birthday cake includes pink roses, colorful carnations, white poms, and even candles. She can’t eat it, but she can admire this cake’s beauty as a living example of the love you feel for her.
Phenomenal Woman Glasses
This set of meaningful stemless wine glasses is designed with the coolest 50-year-old women in mind. The glasses are designed with a 50th birthday gold lettering rendition of a Maya Angelou poem about “Phenomenal Women.” She will feel touched by the artful words of this beautiful poem every time she takes a sip of something delicious. You can likewise cheer for her phenomenal life with this sweet birthday keepsake.
When life wears her down as she turns 50, you can turn up the heat with this soothing shiatsu massager that adjusts almost as much as she has in life. A thoughtful birthday gift, this massager has multiple modes of pressure and healing heat and can be worn in many different positions that can help her feet, back, neck, waist, and more. She’ll be revved up and ready for life at 50 in no time.
Rose Gold Jewelry Set
This stunning jewelry set will let your favorite 50-year-old woman know exactly how much her 50th birthday means to you. Make it the most special with the elegance and detail in this beautiful gift box filled with matching rose gold earrings and a pendant, along with a rose gold ring and watch. She will love wearing these pieces together or one at a time for her golden birthday and beyond.
Boho Plaid Wrap
This chic boho-style plaid wrap can be worn in so many different ways. 50-year-old women have to wear a lot of hats in life leading up to their 50th birthday. They’re bound to appreciate the versatility of wearing this wrap in just as many styles. The lightweight wrap can be worn in the style of a cape, poncho, shawl, or sweater. Whatever their mood, they’ve got a piece that fits it all.
Handmade Writing Journal
This alluring writing journal is the ultimate place for a woman turning 50 to record her thoughts, dreams, and travels. The Italian-made journal is a gorgeous baroque gold that honors the golden jubilee birthday properly. The ivory pages and high-quality craftsmanship made this journal one of the best 50th birthday gift ideas for women around. She’ll never forget this journal and will get to spend time with it every single day.
Initial Pendant Necklace
This personalized gold initial necklace is a simple yet classic way to bring some gold into the golden 50th birthday of your favorite lady. The box shape and detailed design of this gold pendant carry on it a personalized first name initial letter that she can wear whether feeling casual or formal. The necklace works for her 50th birthday celebration or while spending an afternoon relaxing at home.
Smart Sleep Mask
By the time she reaches her 50th birthday, the woman you care about knows how important sleep is. You can up her sleep game with this smart sleep mask that does much more than cover her eyes. The Bluetooth silk mask allows her to hear soothing music or meditation audio and has an auto shut-off timer once its job is done. The breathable, ultra-comfortable mask will ensure a great night’s sleep every time.
Chocolate Truffle Making Kit
Give the 50-year-old woman in your life this super-fun DIY truffle making kit for her 50th birthday. The kit has everything she’ll need to get into the art of chocolate-making-made-easy, from different toppings to six recipes and a helpful guide to creating the coolest chocolate truffle creations that she can enjoy on her birthday or any day…she’s earned it after 50 years!
Shower Steamers Set
Keep her sinuses clear and her mind alive in a sea of calm with this luxurious shower steamer set. 50-year-old women will be fond of how easily these shower steamers transform their everyday shower into a relaxing spa experience. The set of nine steamers includes invigorating scents like zesty lemon, soulful ocean, and sweet vanilla. The set also contains a bottle of lavender oil with real lavender infused within.
Pocket Infinity Scarf
Whether she plans on traveling after her 50th birthday or just needs a beautiful, practical accessory, your favorite 50-year-old woman will get a lot of use out of this pocket infinity scarf. Beyond the comfort of the scarf, it holds a special secret pocket that can keep a number of important items such as a passport, keys, money, or a phone. She’ll be coat-free, hands-free, and ready to see the world.
This magical moon lamp night light is a whimsical way to bring the moon home to a 50-year-old woman you know for her birthday. The LED moon lamp sits on a wooden base and can be adjusted with a touch. She’ll love this meaningful addition to her home and keep it as long as the moon rises every night.
Wall Mounted Wine Rack
When the woman you know turns 50, it’s time she organizes her wine bar at home. You can help with this charming wine rack that will keep her wine collection safe. The metal rack holds bottles, wine glasses, and a specified area for a cute cork collection. The cork charms that are included in this rack will keep her wine rack jovial with names like joy, laugh, and love.
Garden Tools Set
Encourage the 50-year-old woman you know to garden this season with this 11-piece gardening set. A thoughtful hobby gift for her 50th birthday, the set has everything she needs to find her green thumb or allow it to grow. The set has multiple tools for gardening in its own bag, a set of gloves, a gardening apron, and more. She’ll be outside from morning to night with the help of this cool hobby starter.
Menopod Instant Cooling Device
This Menopod cooling device might seem a strange 50th birthday gift for the woman you cherish until you realize 50 is an age where hot flashes and night sweats can seriously cramp any woman’s style. Show her how much you care about her wellbeing with this easy, discreet device that can instantly cool off the back of her neck. When you give her this Menopod, she’ll laugh, she’ll use it, and then she’ll thank you.
Japanese Tea Set
This stunning Japanese tea set will look wonderful in any room of the house of your good friend. The gold and black colors of the iron tea set will reflect her golden 50th birthday celebration perfectly. The set comes with a teapot, trivet, and two matching cups, so she may invite you to her next Japanese-style tea party.
Morse Code Bracelet
This morse code bracelet is a creative way to show your favorite 50-year-old woman how awesome you think she is. The wood and metal look of the bracelet will look great on her wrist whether she is going about her day or in the middle of a packed 50th birthday celebration. The secret message in morse code will reflect her best qualities, like being strong and fearless in her 50s.
50th Birthday T-Shirt
This fun 50th birthday t-shirt will make the best choice for a 50-year-old woman’s birthday bash or any time she wants to go about her normal day in a lighthearted way. The cotton shirt has a “Hello Fifty” message written with the joy of a floral pattern. The stylish design will stay with her and become a treasured part of her t-shirt collection.
Eucalyptus Spa Gift Set
A breath full of eucalyptus can wake her up and give her the best kind of energy for any 50-year-old woman’s day. This unique eucalyptus spa set includes the magical plant itself that can be grown with seeds in the included pot. There is also eucalyptus and bergamot bath salts and a scrubber for her to enjoy. After the plan itself grows, she can use the eucalyptus leaves to further enhance her personal spa experience.
50th Birthday FAQs
What is a 50th Birthday Called?
Turning 50 years old is considered a milestone birthday year. A 50th birthday is called a “golden birthday” and is usually represented with the colors black and gold. Turning 50 is a great time to take advantage of this golden year event and go big with the gifts, the party, and the celebration of your 50-year-old loved one (1).
What Does a 50th Birthday Symbolize?
The golden birthday that is a 50th birthday symbolizes an impressive milestone event for the birthday girl/guy. Getting to 50-years-old means you have plenty of family and friends who care about you and want to celebrate you. It also means you’ve achieved a half-century of life that has not come without its challenges and uphill battles. It’s a great opportunity to celebrate and a good excuse to have a marvelous time.
What is a Traditional 50th Birthday Gift for a Woman?
A 50th birthday for a woman is called the golden jubilee and is a great time to give the special lady an array of gifts that will make her feel like the life of the party. From keepsake jewelry to home decor, you can take advantage of the black and/or gold birthday theme to make the gift something she needs, wants, and will cherish for the next phase of her life.
How Much Should You Spend on a 50th Birthday Gift?
You can go big with your gift budget when buying a gift for a 50th birthday since it’s a major milestone in someone’s life, but the amount depends on your relationship to the 50th birthday guy/girl. You’d spend at least $25 for a family member and likely $50 – 75, especially if the birthday girl is an immediate family member. $50 – 100 also works when the 50-year-old is a parent or significant other (2).
How Can I Celebrate My 50th Birthday At Home?
There are many unique ways to celebrate a 50th birthday at home, beyond the dinner or drinks traditions of birthdays past. Everything from taking an online class to having a cocktail party without the stress of a whole dinner will allow you to have a great time. Other at-home ideas include brunch, a picnic, or backyard grill or roast gathering. You can also choose a traditional gold and black 50th birthday themed event or any theme that strikes your fancy, from murder mystery to movie night. The possibilities are yours to explore (3).